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Missing Grimsby man thought to have rented kayak or paddleboard in Jordan Harbour

The search continues along the Lake Ontario shoreline for David Martens. The 46-year-old Grimsby man has been missing since Saturday.
The search continues along the Lake Ontario shoreline for David Martens. The 46-year-old Grimsby man has been missing since Saturday. NRPS

The search continues for a 46-year-old Grimsby man who has been missing since Saturday.

Niagara Regional Police say David Martens was last seen at about 3 p.m. on July 27 at the Beacon Harbourside kayak rental area along Lake Ontario in Jordan Harbour.

Martens’ vehicle has been found at the Beacon Harbourside and investigators think he may have rented a kayak or paddleboard.

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Police say they have been conducting water and shoreline searches in conjunction with the Canadian Coast Guard.

They add that the search has included the use of vessels, planes, helicopters and underwater sonar.

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People along the Lake Ontario shoreline in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are being asked to report unoccupied kayaks or paddleboards. Police say currents and wave action have been northernly since Martens went missing.